Queen Elizabeth II’s headstone was officially unveiled on Saturday, five days after she was buried in St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle, with a photograph released by Buckingham Palace.
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More precisely located in the memorial to Elizabeth II’s father George VI, who died in 1952, the new stone bears, as it already did, the names of the Queen’s parents – the former King and Queen Mother Elizabeth (1900-2002) – and now the sovereign, who was buried on Monday and her husband Philip (1921-2021). .
Images that have previously appeared on social media show it to be made of hand-carved Belgian black marble, inscribed with brass lettering, according to Buckingham Palace.
Elizabeth II, who died on September 8 at the age of 96 after a reign of more than 70 years, a record in the United Kingdom, was laid to rest on Monday during a lavish state funeral.
She now rests in the chapel of Saint-Georges, where, in addition to the coffins of her parents and her husband, the ashes of her sister Margaret also rest.
On Friday, the palace released a photo of King Charles at work, a famous red box used to communicate official documents.
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